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1220 W College St, Murfreesboro, TN 37129 • Phone: (615) 898-7764 • Fax: (615) 898-7640

Training

Rutherford County Emergency Management provides training for a wide range of public service departments and agencies including Fire, Police, and Rescue services. The courses include a number of locally produced criteria and also include Tennessee Emergency Management Agency, and Department of Homeland Security training. Along with training, the EMA also conducts regular Table- top, Functional, and Full-scale training. You may check the training current training schedule by clicking the Training Icon on the Home Page.

Training includes but is not limited to:

Emergency Response to Terrorism Awareness- 8 Hrs

Emergency Response to Terrorism - 16 hrs

Radiological Monitoring & Response- 8 hrs

Emergency Response to Radiological Incidents (MERRTT) - 8 or 16 hrs

Foreign Animal Disease Response (FAD) - 16 hrs

Hazardous Matrials Awareness - 4 hrs

Hazardous Materials Operations (HMO) 40 hrs

Hazardous Materials Team Operations (HMTO) 80 hrs

Introduction to Incident Command - 100 4 hrs

Incident Command System 300 Middle Management & General Staff - 16 hrs

Incident Command System 400 Command & General Staff - 16 hrs

National Incident Management System 700 - 3 hrs

National Response Plan 800 - 4 hrs

NFA Incident Command System - 16 hrs

Ground Search and Rescue Operations - 24 hrs

Hospital First Receiver Decontamination - 12 hrs

Current Training Schedule

Please contact Rutherford County Emergency Management Agency for training applications. LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. Each class must have a minimum of 15 students, if this number is not met the class will be canceled and notifications will be sent out. Unless otherwise noted each class will be held at the Rutherford County Emergency Management Agency training room and will last typically from 0800-1630 hrs.

 

ICS FOR EXPANDING INCIDENTS - ICS 300

February 26-27 @ Rutherford County EMA 1220 W College St, Murfreesboro

8:00am 5:00pm Each day

APPLICATION CUT OFF DATE February 22nd

This 2 day course provides training on the resources for personnel who require advanced application of the ICS. The course expands upon information covered in the ICS-100 and ICS-200 courses. This course describes how the NIMS Command/and Management component supports the management of expanding incidents; the incident/event management process for supervisors and expanding incidents as prescribed by the ICS; Implement the incident management process on a simulated Type 3 incident; and students develop an Incident Action Plan for a simulated incidentThis class covers 16 hr ICS requirement training for entry into HAZMAT TECH training.

Pre-requisites- FEMA ON LINE- IS 100/200/700/800

 

HAZMAT AWARENESS

MARCH 6th @ SORT- 585 Fortress Blvd, Murfreesboro 8am to noon. Application Cutoff- COB MARCH 1

This 4-hour rcourse covers the basic skills to recognize, detect, and identify the presence of hazardous materials during an emergency. Students will learn how to define and describe how hazardous materials are classified; understand the risks associated with them and proper notification procedures Other topics of instruction include: Understanding the importance of initiating command and control activities during a hazardous materials incident, surveying a hazardous material incident and identifying the containment systems and materials involved, and use of the Emergency Response Guidebook.

Students who successfully complete this course will have met the standards under OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120 and NFPA 472 (2013).

Target Audience: All first responders

 

ICS 300 ICS FOR EXPANDING INCIDENTS -

APRIL 1-2  @ Murfreesboro Police Dept  Community Room 1004 N. Highland Avenue

8:00am 5:00pm Each day

APPLICATION CUT OFF DATE MARCH 25th

This 2 day course provides training on the resources for personnel who require advanced application of the ICS. The course expands upon information covered in the ICS-100 and ICS-200 courses. This course describes how the NIMS Command/and Management component supports the management of expanding incidents; the incident/event management process for supervisors and expanding incidents as prescribed by the ICS; Implement the incident management process on a simulated Type 3 incident; and students develop an Incident Action Plan for a simulated incidentThis class covers 16 hr ICS requirement training for entry into HAZMAT TECH training.

Pre-requisites- FEMA ON LINE- IS 100/200/700/800

 

ICS 400

Command & General Staff for Complex Incidents

 

May 21-22   8:am each day

Murfreesboro PD Community Room

1004 North Highland Ave.

 

This 2 day course provides training on the resources for personnel who require advanced application of the ICS. The course expands upon information covered in the ICS-100 and ICS-200 courses. This course describes how the NIMS Command/and Management component supports the management of expanding incidents; the incident/event management process for supervisors and expanding incidents as prescribed by the ICS; Implement the incident management process on a simulated Type 3 incident; and students develop an Incident Action Plan for a simulated incident.

 APPLICATION CUT OFF DATE  COB: March 25

Prerequisites: IS-700, IS-800, IS-100, IS-200 , ICS 300

 

 

 

For questions and applications please contact RCEMA:
1220 W. College St.
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Phone: (615) 898-7764
Fax: (615) 898-7840

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